Who are these heroes with MS? Everyone has heroes in their lives. We see them everyday. Live with them. Work with them.
Courage is their middle name. Nothing can keep them down, not even a disease like multiple sclerosis.
These heroes with MS are:
They are the grocery store clerk or your car mechanic. You have known them all your life. You watch them everyday as they bravely cope with the many symptoms that MS throws their way. And everyday they come out fighting. Whether they see MS as the MonSter or the MyStery; they've learned to deal with it.
They've learned to navigate the storm that can sometimes threaten to and even succeed in throwing them overboard. But they always manage to find the lifeboat and get back on board. They are our heroes and they are always there for us. We try in our own limited way to make things easier for them. And they always manage to inspire us with their strength and courage.
This page - Heroes of MS - is for each and every one of them. Join with us and help us tell their stories. We will all benefit from their triumphs. Their courage. Their hope. They master the skills they've learned to deal with MS from day to day.
They share those skills with others, especially the newly diagnosed. Giving back in their own way, so that they won't have to make this journey alone. They help each other through the pain that no one else understands. When they look in each others eyes, they see themselves.
We would do well to take on their strength as they tackle yet another symptom, that to most people would be impossible to handle. Yet they do, and we support them. We stand beside them. We stand behind them when necessary. We stand with them so they will always know they aren't alone.
We all have heroes in our lives. We'd love to hear about yours. Someone who lives their life in spite of MS. Someone you admire and care about.
We'd love to hear about them. Knowing how they cope with their illness, can help others learn to deal with MS as well.
So go for it! Share your story about the hero in your life.
Click the links below to read the Hero Stories other visitors have contributed to this page...
Lynne -- Finishing what she'd Started
My MS hero is Lynne Sears Williams. I met her years ago, just before she was diagnosed with MS. She'd started writing a book, and it was good...very good. …
The Chevron Manager - Scott Osborne
Before I was diagnosed, but when I knew there was definitely something wrong with me - I lived in San Francisco in an area called St. Francis Wood. …
My Dad Laughs at Fear Not rated yet
26 years he has been going on. Everyday is a fight, he's afraid to end up alone. We love him so much and tell him whenever we can but we don't live with …
An Angel on the Second Floor Not rated yet
I met her about two years ago. Just in passing where we work. She stays busy with her work of assisting births so anytime I've spoke to her has been on …